Like the hoop and stick or the ball and cup, the pogo stick is another children's toy that just hasn't been able to compete with video games and other electronic distractions. But you know what's sure to get kids bouncing again? A pogo stick with a composite fibre bow spring capable of launching them up to four feet into the air.
For around £150 it's not only the perfect educational aide for teaching kids about the harsh realities of gravity, it should also guarantee employment for a whole new generation of chiropractors as well. [Hammacher Schlemmer]